FAIRLAWN, OH - OMNOVA Solutions announced that members of the International Chemical Workers Union Council of UFCW, Local 419 have ratified a three-year labor agreement at the company's Akron, OH, chemical plant. The plant was part of OMNOVA's acquisition of ELIOKEM in December of 2010. The vote of the membership was held on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Details of the agreement were not disclosed.

The Akron facility produces liquid latex and dry powder polymers for the coatings, drilling, compounding and other high-performance specialty chemical markets. Thirty-four employees are represented by Local 419.